The phenomenon that occurs when a person is very much in a hurry to arrive at a designated location (I.E. meeting, job interview, date, rendezvouz, etc.) but hits every red light on the way said location, causing him or her to arrive significantly later than expected
Guy #1: "Hey man, I thought you said you were gonig to be here in ten minutes?"
Driver: "I would have been if I didn't hit the Red Light Express all the way over here."